Credited in Star Wars (1977), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Harrison Ford

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Harrison Ford was born on July 13, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, to Dorothy (Nidelman), a radio actress, and Christopher Ford (born John William Ford), an actor turned advertising executive. His father was of Irish and German ancestry, while his maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Minsk,...

2. George Lucas

Writer | Star Wars

George Walton Lucas, Jr. was raised on a walnut ranch in Modesto, California. His father was a stationery store owner and he had three siblings. During his late teen years, he went to Thomas Downey High School and was very much interested in drag racing. He planned to become a professional racecar ...

3. John Williams

Music Department | Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace

As one of the best known, awarded, and financially successful composers in US history, John Williams is as easy to recall as John Philip Sousa, Aaron Copland or Leonard Bernstein, illustrating why he is "America's composer" time and again. With a massive list of awards that includes over 41 Oscar ...

4. Joe Johnston

Director | Captain America: The First Avenger

Joe Johnston was born on May 13, 1950 in Austin, Texas, USA as Joseph Eggleston Johnston II. He is a director, known for Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), October Sky (1999) and The Rocketeer (1991).

5. William Hootkins

Actor | Star Wars

William Michael Hootkins was born on July 5, 1948, in Dallas, Texas. He moved to London, England in the early '70s and lived there up until 2002. Hootkins was an actor at Theatre Intime while attending Princeton University where he learned how to speak fluent Mandarin Chinese. He also trained as an...

6. Ben Burtt

Sound Department | WALL·E

Ben Burtt was born in New York, USA. Though he is a writer, an editor and a director, he is best known for his work as a sound designer. Ben has worked on many Pixar and Star Trek movies and all of the Star Wars movies. He is credited for creating Chewbacca's voice and sounds as well as the voice ...

7. Peter Diamond

Stunts | Star Wars

Peter Diamond was one of the finest British stuntmen, with a career spanning over fifty years worth of television and film work. He originally trained as an actor at RADA and went on to become a stuntman, fight arranger and director. He is best known internationally for his work on the Star Wars ...

8. Dennis Muren

Jurassic Park

Dennis Muren was born on November 1, 1946 in Glendale, California, USA as Dennis Elmer Muren. He is known for his work on Jurassic Park (1993), Innerspace (1987) and War of the Worlds (2005). He has been married to Zara Pinfold since July 29, 1981. They have two children.

9. Bill Weston

Stunts | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Bill Weston was born on May 29, 1941. He is known for his work on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011), Robin Hood (2010) and 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968). He died on March 25, 2012.

10. Richard Edlund

Visual Effects | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Richard Edlund was born on December 6, 1940 in Fargo, North Dakota, USA. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980).

11. Robert Watts

Producer | Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Robert Watts was born on May 23, 1938 in London, England. He is a producer and production manager, known for Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).

12. Lionel Newman

Music Department | Hello, Dolly!

Lionel Newman was the youngest of a triumvirate of accomplished virtuosos, composers and conductors, who dominated the music department at 20th Century Fox for more than four decades. Already a highly regarded pianist by the age of 15, Lionel went on the national vaudeville circuit as accompanist ...

13. Rick Lester

11 Harrowhouse

Rick started in the Movie and Television Industry in the '60's,in London England, where he was born. Rick was auditioned by Cubby Broccoli and Guy Hamilton to replace Sean Connery as James Bond in Live and Let Die. Roger Moore got the part, who Rick knew well, having been his Stunt Double in The ...

14. Ron Cobb

Production Designer | Conan the Barbarian

Artist, writer, film designer and cartoonist Ron Cobb was born in 1937 in Los Angeles, California. Cobb began his career in the mid 50s as an inbetweener/breakdown artist on the classic Walt Disney animated feature "Sleeping Beauty." Ron was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1960 and served in the ...

15. Ralph McQuarrie

Art Department | Cocoon

Ralph McQuarrie was born on June 13, 1929 in Gary, Indiana, USA as Ralph Angus McQuarrie. He is known for his work on Cocoon (1985), Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980). He was married to Joan Benjamin. He died on March 3, 2012 in ...

16. Bruce Green

Visual Effects | Star Wars

Bruce Green was born in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work for director's Garry Marshall, Mark Waters, and John Turteltaub. He was trained by editor Michael Kahn and was the first assistant editor on films by George Lucas and Steven Speilberg. He was previously married to ...

17. Harry Fielder

Actor | Doctor Who

Harry Fielder was born on April 26, 1940 in Islington, London, England. He is known for his work on Doctor Who (1963), Freelance (1971) and The Man from Moscow (1985). He was previously married to Mary Turner.

18. Leslie Dilley

Art Director | Star Wars

Leslie Dilley was born on January 11, 1941 in Rhondda, Glamorgan, Wales. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and The Abyss (1989).

19. Norman Reynolds

Art Director | Star Wars

Norman Reynolds was born on March 26, 1934 in London, England. He is a production designer and art director, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980).

20. James Thatcher

Music Department | The Island

James Thatcher is known for his work on The Island (2005), Inception (2010) and I, Robot (2004). He has been married to Coleen R Thatcher since 1975. They have five children.

21. Richard L. Anderson

Sound Department | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Richard L. Anderson's background was in sound design, winning a Special Achievement Oscar for his work on "Raiders of the Lost Ark" (1981) and two additional Oscar nominations for "Poltergeist" (1982) and "Daylight" (1996). He also picked up an Emmy Award for sound design on the Steven Spielberg ...

22. Gary Summers

Sound Department | Avatar

Gary Summers has worked as a Motion Picture Re-recording Mixer for the past thirty-three years. His career in sound began in 1979 when he was employed by Lucas Film Ltd. as a sound recordist to work on "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back". His abilities as a Re-recording Mixer were first used in ...

23. Peter Brace

Stunts | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Peter Brace was born in August 1924. He is known for his work on Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Willow (1988) and Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).

24. Richard Graydon

Actor | Octopussy

Richard Graydon was born on May 12, 1922 in London, England. He is known for his work on Octopussy (1983), Moonraker (1979) and Willow (1988). He was married to Hermione Bedford. He died on December 22, 2014 in England.

25. London Symphony Orchestra

Music Department | Star Wars

In March 1935 the musicians of the LSO gathered at London's old Scala Theatre in Tottenham Street to perform the music for the new film Things to Come and, following 14 full orchestral sessions, started a veritable revolution in film production history.

Until that time, recorded film music had ...

26. John Alvin

Art Department | Waterworld

John Alvin is the entertainment industry's preeminent designer and illustrator of film posters. From "Blazing Saddles" to "E.T." to "The Lion King," John has designed and illustrated some of the world's most recognized film posters. His poster for "The Phantom of the Paradise" was exhibited in the ...

28. Wendy Leech

Stunts | Wonder Woman

Wendy Leech was born on November 30, 1949. She is known for her work on Wonder Woman (2017), Never Say Never Again (1983) and Superman (1978). She is married to Vic Armstrong. They have three children.

29. Brian Muir

Art Department | Planet of the Apes

Brian Ian Muir, perhaps one of the most respected sculptors and artists in the industry has been working in film for over 40 years in a career spanning since 1968.

As a teen Brian started a 4 year apprenticeship in woodwork and sculpture design at the Associated British Production Corporation (...

30. Herbert W. Spencer

Music Department | Star Wars

Wife: Diana Reid Spencer, Born August 8, 1917 Montevideo, Uruguay; died Westwood, California 10 January 2010.

31. Malcolm Weaver

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Malcolm Weaver is known for his work on Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), Aliens (1986) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983).

32. Lorne Peterson

Visual Effects | Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Lorne Peterson was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is known for his work on Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and The Day After Tomorrow (2004).

33. Steve Gawley

Visual Effects | War of the Worlds

Steve Gawley began his model making career as a student of Industrial Design at the campus of California State University at Long Beach, California. In 1975,while in school,he was recommended for a drafting job at George Lucas' newly formed film company, Industrial Light & Magic. Soon, Gawley ...

34. Paul Huston

Visual Effects | Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Paul Huston was born in 1951. He is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002), Black Panther (2018) and Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977).

35. Tom Jung

Art Department | Star Trek: Nemesis

Tom Jung is an American advertising art director, graphic designer and illustrator best known for his movie poster art, and a motion picture storyboard artist. Born in Boston, his career began in New York where he worked in advertising as an art director. In 1958 he began to work on ad campaigns ...

36. Kenneth Wannberg

Music Department | Minority Report

Kenneth Wannberg was born on June 28, 1930 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Kenneth Gail Wannberg. He is known for his work on Minority Report (2002), Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) and Catch Me If You Can (2002).

37. Reg Harding

Stunts | Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Reg Harding was born in 1931. He is known for his work on Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Superman III (1983). He died in 1997.

38. Steve Schaeffer

Music Department | The Core

39. Don Williams

Music Department | The Amazing Spider-Man

His father John Williams Sr. was staff drummer with Columbia Studios.

40. Tommy Johnson

Music Department | Waterworld

Johnson taught music to junior high school students in the Los Angeles Unified School District for nearly 20 years. For most of his career, he taught advanced tuba players individually and at USC and UCLA.

41. Jerry Williams

Music Department | Total Recall

Jerry's father, John Williams was staff drummer at Columbia Studios; father of composer John Williams. John senior had come to town with Jerry Colonna who was a trombone player before he got into comedy with Bob Hope.

42. Bruce Nicholson

Visual Effects | Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

Bruce Nicholson (born 1948) is a visual effects artist who has won 2 Academy Awards for The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), and also nominated for Poltergeist (1982). Nicholson was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA and entered the film business in 1974 after ...

43. Rejyna Douglass-Whitman

Visual Effects | Goldfinger

Rejyna Douglass-Whitman is known for her work on Goldfinger (1964) and Studio City (2017).

44. Pat McDermott

Make Up Department | Superman

45. David Berry

Visual Effects | Cocoon

46. Albert Woodbury

Music Department | The Golden Child

Orchestrated many times for Andre Previn.

48. Patricia Carr

Star Wars

Patricia Carr is a producer and production manager, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Superman (1978). She has been married to Chiquito since September 23, 1999.

49. Eric Tomlinson

Music Department | Star Wars

Eric Arthur Tomlinson was born in Preston, Lancashire, on 8 January 1931. Whilst working as an aeronautical engineer for Fairey Aviation Company, he became interested in recording sound and music. After working on jazz albums with the likes of John Dankworth, he moved to film music, recording the ...

50. Beth D'Amato

Visual Effects | Transformers

Beth D'Amato is known for her work on Transformers (2007), Avatar (2009) and Battleship (2012).


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